Journal stolen: Everything you need for the citation index

from being stolen, When in science, it is mostly thoughts and passages of text, now, but it has caught a whole scientific journal: the magazine "Talent Develop

Journal stolen: Everything you need for the citation index

from being stolen, When in science, it is mostly thoughts and passages of text, now, but it has caught a whole scientific journal: the magazine "Talent Development and Excellence". How must you imagine that? The Website of the international Online magazine was hacked and cleared out. All of the articles and the entire archive appeared shortly thereafter on a new page, with a similar address and only slightly supplemented the magazine title as a "Journal of Talent Development and Excellence". In addition, the address of the magazine was changed to research databases, to direct readers to the fraudulent Website. An imprint is the new "magazine" just as little as an ISSN-number.

The Australian high school teacher Wilma Vialle, the editor-in-chief of the chopped magazine, can as yet say nothing of the identity of the offender, which would have registered your new Domain anonymous in the United States. As a subject of fact you presumed pecuniary interests. In the stolen journal scientists against payment could publish your article in a prestigious environment, without the knowledge in advance, reviewed.

Vialle reported to this newspaper that provides the fraudsters with a cease and desist letter which remained unanswered. Now you will inform all the relevant databases. The indexing of the journal in the Citation database Scopus is of the view that the plagiarism researcher Anna Abalkina of the LMU Munich, the reason for the theft: In a short period of time the offender would have let 492 new article in Scopus before the backgrounds were well known. Most of the authors came from Indonesia, Russia, and Kazakhstan. You probably have been a citation in Scopus promised – even if this will now be done to undo.

Updated Date: 17 July 2020, 08:19

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